The pandemic has created upheaval in every person’s life. The fallout from this chaos does not have to extend to oral health though. If you want to avoid pandemic-related dental problems, follow the dental care advice of your Red Bank dentist.
How are you resting these days? Curiosity about your sleep might seem like a strange question coming from a dentist, but the reality is that the person who takes care of your teeth and gums may just be the key to a better – and safer – night’s sleep. Your dentist, in fact, is often one of the first people to diagnose a sleep apnea problem.
February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, a holiday that was designated to increase public awareness for and prevention of this serious this oral health condition. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults, and the likelihood of developing gum disease only increases with age. Your teeth don’t have to disintegrate or fall apart. With consistent, gentle dental care at home and from your Red Bank dentist, you can maintain a healthy, beautiful smile for life.
Oral health should always be a priority, but sometimes people allow their teeth and gums to take a backseat to other demands. Your schedule is busy, your budget is tight, your dental anxiety is high – there are plenty of seemingly reasonable excuses for not prioritizing general dental care, but your Red Bank dentist is here to tell you that it is always the right time to put your teeth first.